India go into the World Cup losing four out of their last five One-Day-Internationals away, with one being washed out. That is not a really good stat to ponder over for the defending champions, who had won 3-1 against England in England, prior to their current poor spell.
Ireland’s World Cup preparations received a shot in the arm as former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, has agreed to a short-term deal with Cricket Ireland to coach their bowlers in the warm-up games.
There is no denying that Australia are one of the favourites to win the World Cup this year. With a squad of specialists who can perform in any given scenario, the Baggy Greens will arguably be the toughest side to beat during the tournament.
Proud owners of one of the best World Cup jerseys, sizzling hot on the field with their dives and athleticism and a name etched out for always punching above their weight, New Zealand are co-hosts of the 2015 World Cup.